How do you write a save-the-date invitation?

How do you write a save-the-date invitation?

What to include on your save the date cards

  1. The names of the happy couple.
  2. The wedding date.
  3. Town, city, region or country where the wedding will take place.
  4. Let people know that your invitations will follow.

How do you write the date on an invitation formally?

The most traditional, formal style is to put the date of the month before the month. Ex: “the fourth of May” rather than “May fourth.” For the most formal invitations, you could say “the fourth day of May.”

What is a save-the-date invitation?

Save-the-dates essentially alert guests that they are going to be invited to your wedding in the coming months, along with sharing basic date and location information. Couples typically send out save-the-dates a few months after they’ve gotten engaged and have decided on a wedding date and venue.

How far in advance do you send out save-the-date invitations?

six to eight months
Send out save-the-date cards six to eight months prior to your wedding and the wedding invitations eight weeks before your big day.

How do you announce save the dates?

You don’t have to name your wedding and reception venue(s) just yet—save that detailed information for your actual wedding invitation. Simply naming the town or city and state (or destination wedding location) works for this early announcement.

Can you send save the dates and invitations together?

For a local affair, send save the dates 4 months in advance. Follow your save the dates with your formal invitations about 8 weeks before the wedding.

How do you write 12pm on an invitation?

Rules. Lowercase a.m. and p.m. and always use periods. Lowercase noon and midnight. Do not use 12 noon or 12 midnight (redundant).

How do Americans write the date?

In America, the date is formally written in month/day/year form. Thus, “January 1, 2011” is widely considered to be correct. In formal usage, it is not appropriate to omit the year, or to use a purely numerical form of the date.

What’s the difference between a save-the-date and an invitation?

The biggest difference between save-the-date cards and wedding invitations is that the first is meant to put guests on notice, while the second acts as a formal invitation to the event. For that reason, save-the-dates are sent first — often months or even a year before the wedding date.